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Old Heathen Imperial Stout - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Old Heathen Imperial StoutOld Heathen Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,472 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,472
Reviews: 809
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 63
Gots: 120 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2001)
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Ratings: 1,472 | Reviews: 809 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of epyon396
4/5  rDev +2%

epyon396, Today at 01:59 AM
Photo of MDHopster
4/5  rDev +2%

Good RIS deep black with brown head of varying color. Excellent aroma of coffee and malt. Smooth with a hint of bitterness. Lingering aftertaste is both sweet and acidic like coffee.

MDHopster, Today at 01:23 AM
Photo of TimBeaulieu
3/5  rDev -23.5%

TimBeaulieu, Today at 12:24 AM
Photo of Bone53
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured from a bottlle into a snifter at around 50°F

Appearance (4.25): Great looking stout; Oil black with a two finger light brown head

Smell (4): Roasted malts, molasses, caramel, leather

Taste (3.75): Mainly roasted and caramel malts and dark fruits. Kind of weak for a RIS and no complexity

Mouthfeel(3.75): Certainly on the lighter side for the style

Overall (3.9): I was expecting more from this offering. Its just above average for me, and nothing that stands out for a revisit. Both the taste and mouthfeel are subdued. Maybe a good starter stout, but for someone like myself who regularly indulges in world class stouts, this misses the mark by quite a bit.

Bone53, Sunday at 06:41 AM
Photo of killcore
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

killcore, Saturday at 04:15 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

BAsbill, Saturday at 03:11 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Robrawr, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Nrhurd
2.4/5  rDev -38.8%

Nrhurd, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of BigRizz62
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%

BigRizz62, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of jdash3d
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

jdash3d, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Robyn
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Robyn, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of DrBrewPhD
1/5  rDev -74.5%

DrBrewPhD, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of furburger69
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

great stout

furburger69, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of KG710
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

KG710, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of jjd315
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

jjd315, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

jwal, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of TommyTheHat
4/5  rDev +2%

TommyTheHat, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

JohnofUpton, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

malfunxion, Aug 25, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev 0%

Otis6996, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of 4thpalehorsemanale
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Light as an imperial stout on flavors and after it warms up even the aroma falls off along with the little flavor that was there. Carbonated head and dissipates quickly. Light bodied, honestly light all around, not something I would go back to. Sorry weyerbacher I do like your beers but pass on this one for me.

4thpalehorsemanale, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of EvoRich
4.65/5  rDev +18.6%

Look: Poured into a snifer. Pitch black, pours with a big bubbly head which fades to just a ring around the edge of the glass.

Smell: Deep roasty notes, with some chocolate, sweet, dark fruits.

Taste: Dark and roasty, dark chocolate flavors, with just the smallest touch of a coffee finish.

Feel: fulled bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall: I don't have much to say about this beer, but it is infact excellent.

EvoRich, Aug 19, 2014
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Old Heathen Imperial Stout from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,472 ratings.